23 Bakeries Around The World You Need To Eat At Before You Die

The ultimate bucket list.

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to name the best bakery in the world. Here are their delicious responses.

1. B. Patisserie — San Francisco

Location: 2821 California St. at Divisadero St.

Both refined and modern, the bakery serves up delicious treats with a French — and American — flair. Pastries include “individual cakes and entremets, tarts, verrines, macarons, and a range of viennoiseries.”

Submitted by McKenzie Lauren Otus, Facebook

2. Baked & Wired — Washington, D.C.

 

Location: 1052 Thomas Jefferson St. NW

A Georgetown favorite, the bakery serves up “small-batched baked goods prepared from family recipes.” Here, you can wake and bake, and no one will bat an eye.

Submitted by Zoe Marquedant, Facebook

3. Queen of Tarts — Dublin

 

Location: Cows Lane & Cork Hill (both at Dame St.)

“The butter is magic, the setting darling, and the scones enormous.”

Submitted by Su-Jit Lin-DeSimone, Facebook

4. Duchess Bake Shop — Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 

Location: 10718 124th St. NW

Arguably the best bakery in Canada, the Duchess has a philosophy of using “no mixes, no preservatives, and no shortcuts.” An equal opportunity baker, they have both a duke and a duchess cake.

Submitted by Kendra Thompson, Facebook

5. Ken’s Artisan Bakery — Portland, Oregon

 

Location: 338 NW 21st Ave.

A Portland favorite, they bake nine different types of bread in addition to their pastry offerings, which include fresh fruit tarts, éclairs, and cookies.

Submitted by Jean

6. The Little Tart Bakeshop — Atlanta

 

Location: 437 Memorial Dr. SE & 99 Krog St.

Sarah, the owner, has been baking ever since she was 10. Now, at her French-inspired bakery, you can find “crème fraîche quiche, local fruit galettes, croissants, scones, and tarts,” many baked with locally sourced ingredients.

Submitted by Lea Murray, Facebook

7. Pastéis de Belém — Lisbon

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Location: Rua Belém 84-92, 1300-085

“They have the best pastel de nata in the world. The crunchy outside layer holds the creamy egg custard, on top of which sugar and cinnamon are sprinkled. It’s served warm and melts in your mouth. Plus, the place is almost 200 years old!”

Submitted by Carmo

8. Flour Bakery — Boston

 

Locations: Four locations throughout the city

“Their croissants are better than the ones I had in France!”

Submitted by Ashley

9. Muddy’s Bake Shop — Memphis

 

Location: 5101 Sanderlin #114

Muddy’s stated mission is literally “to make Memphis happier” — and if you like cakes, cupcakes, cookies, or pies, you certainly won’t leave the bakery sad.

Submitted by Samantha Fong

10. Turris — Barcelona

 

Location: Across the city

Turris has a philosophy of using only natural ingredients, so whether you’re having a croissant or a slice of bread, you know it’s 100% fresh.

Submitted by Dan

11. Bakery Lorraine — San Antonio

 

Location: 306 Pearl Parkway #110

Even though it’s been open only a few years, the bakery has already established itself as a San Antonio favorite. And judging just from their gorgeous creations, it’s no wonder why.

Submitted by Elizabeth Juvera, Facebook

12. De Roset — Castricum, The Netherlands

 

Location: Burgemeestermooijstraat 17

“All their pastries are to die for! My favorites are their cheesecake, chocolate mousse pastry, and raspberry yogurt pastry. They have amazing chocolates and cookies as well!”

Submitted by Martine

13. Ladurée — Paris

 

Locations: Around the world, including locations in NYC and Miami

Their story goes all the way back to 1862, but their humble beginnings at 16 rue Royale haven’t stopped them from expanding into a globally beloved pastry enterprise.

Submitted by Jack

14. L’Art Sucré — Wiesbaden, Germany

 

Location: Am Römertor 7

The small establishment serves up incredible pralines and melt-in-your-mouth macaroons.

Submitted by Renata Guimarães, Facebook

15. Pierre Hermé — Paris

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Locations: Boutiques in 10 countries around the world

The bakery is known worldwide for their beautiful — and delicious — macaroons.

Submitted by Kari Shimizu, Facebook

16. Porto’s Bakery — Los Angeles

 

Locations: In Burbank, Glendale, and Downey

“There’s a reason the lines are always out the door and wrapping around the building. Their cakes are great, but my favorite treats are the mango mousse, fruit tarts, and their famous cheese rolls.”

Submitted by Jina

17. Amélie’s Bakery — Charlotte, North Carolina

 

Location: 2424 N Davidson St.

“It’s open 24/7/365, and they have anything you could ever imagine. The atmosphere is great too!”

Submitted by Sophia

18. Sadaharu Aoki — Tokyo

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Locations: Four boutiques throughout the city

The Japanese-born, Paris-based chef struck gold by combining elements of both locales in his pastries.

Submitted by Nakishii

19. Levain Bakery — New York City

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Locations: Two locations in NYC and one in the Hamptons

“Their freshly baked cookies are simply unbeatable.”

Submitted by Taylor

20. Sweet Life — Eugene, Oregon

Location: 755 Monroe St.

“The tiramisu is incredible, and the raspberry chocolate silk pie is like a slice of heaven. It’s definitely worth the price.”

Submitted by Sam

21. Patisserie Cocorico — Cardiff, Wales

Location: 55 Whitchurch Rd.

“They’ve got the best mini tartlets I’ve ever tasted!”

Submitted by Lea

22. Pasticceria Regoli — Rome

Location: Via dello Statuto, 60

“They have the best traditional tiramisu in the world!”

Submitted by Casey

23. Vegan Treats — Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Location: 1444 Linden St.

“They’ve mastered cannoli, doughnuts, cakes, and everything in between. You would never even know it’s vegan.”

Submitted by Reese

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